Modu Chanyu From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to navigationJump to search Maodun/Modun/Modu Bust of Modu (Mete Han), part of the “Monument of Turkishness” in Pinarbashi, Kayseri, Turkey Chanyu of the Xiongnu Empire Reign 209–174 BCE Predecessor Touman Successor Laoshang Born c. 234 BCE Modern-day Mongolia Died 174 BCE Dynasty Maodun Father Touman Modun, Maodun, Modu (simplified Chinese: 冒顿单于; traditional Chinese: 冒頓單于; pinyin: Mòdún Chányú, c. 234 – ..
Xiongnu From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to navigationJump to search Before Han–Xiongnu War: Territory of the Xiongnu which includes Mongolia, East Kazakhstan, East Kyrgyzstan, and parts of northern China including Western Manchuria, Xinjiang, Inner Mongolia, Gansu. Xiongnu Chinese 匈奴 showTranscriptions History of Mongolia Timeline States Rulers Nobility Culture Politics Geography Language Religion Ancient period[show] Medieval period[show] Modern period[show] v t e Part of a series on ..
Hotan From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (Redirected from Khotan) Jump to navigationJump to search “Gosthana” redirects here. For other uses, see Gosthana (disambiguation). “Khotan” redirects here. For other uses, see Khotan (disambiguation). Hotan خوتەن شەھىرى 和田市 गोस्थान Khotan, Gaustana, Gosthana County-level city Tuanjie Square Hotan Location in Xinjiang Coordinates: 37°06′N 80°01′ECoordinates: 37°06′N 80°01′E Country People’s Republic of China Autonomous region Xinjiang Prefecture ..
Shanxi From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to navigationJump to search Not to be confused with the neighboring province of Shaanxi (陕西省; Shǎnxī Shěng) whose capital is Xi’an. For other uses, see Shanxi (disambiguation). This article needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Find sources: “Shanxi” – news · newspapers · books · scholar · JSTOR (July 2014) (Learn how and when to ..
Tarim Basin From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to navigationJump to search Coordinates: 39°N 83°E Tarim Basin Dzungaria (Junggar Basin) South Xinjiang (Tarim Basin) Chinese name Chinese 塔里木盆地 showTranscriptions Nanjiang Chinese 南疆 Literal meaning Southern Xinjiang showTranscriptions Uyghur name Uyghur تارىم ئويمانلىقى showTranscriptions The Tarim Basin is an endorheic basin in Northwest China occupying an area of about 1,020,000 km2 (390,000 sq mi). Located in China’s Xinjiang region, it is sometimes ..
Yuezhi From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to navigationJump to search Not to be confused with Yueshi culture. Yuezhi The migrations of the Yuezhi through Central Asia, from around 176 BC to 30 AD Total population Some 100,000 to 200,000 horse archers, according to the Shiji, Chapter 123. The Hanshu Chapter 96A records: 100,000 households, 400,000 people with 100,000 able to bear ..
Commonwealth of Independent States From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to navigationJump to search Not to be confused with Commonwealth of Nations. Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) Содружество Независимых Государств (Russian) Sodruzhestvo Nezavisimykh Gosudarstv Flag Emblem Administrative Minsk/Moscow Largest city Moscow Official languages Russian Recognised regional languages Belarusian Uzbek Kazakh Azerbaijani Romanian Kyrgyz Tajik Armenian Turkmen Minority languages Abkhaz ..
Bogomilism From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to navigationJump to search “Bogomil” redirects here. For the name, see Bogomil (name). The development of Bogomillism hide Part of a series on Gnosticism Gnosis[show] Gnostic sects[show] Scriptures[show] Influenced by[show] Influence on[show] v t e Bogomilism (Bulgarian and Macedonian: Богомилство, romanized: Bogomilstvo; Serbo-Croatian: Bogumilstvo / Богумилство) was a Christian neo-Gnostic or dualist sect founded in the First Bulgarian Empire by the priest Bogomil during the reign of Tsar Peter I in ..
Aramaic From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to navigationJump to search For other uses, see Aramaic (disambiguation). This article is about the Semitic language now spoken by smaller numbers of people in scattered locations. It is not to be confused with Amharic, the Semitic language spoken in Ethiopia. Aramaic ܐܪܡܝܐ, ארמיא, 𐡀𐡓𐡌𐡉𐡀 Arāmāyā Geographic distribution Mesopotamia, Levant, Fertile Crescent, Northern Arabia Linguistic ..
Bible From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to navigationJump to search For other uses, see Bible (disambiguation). “Biblical” redirects here. For the song by Biffy Clyro, see Biblical (song). For the song cycle by Antonín Dvořák, see Biblical Songs. For Christian scriptures used in addition to or instead of the Bible, see Religious text § Additional and alternate scriptures. The Gutenberg ..